Lock Code Tags

Using Lockbox Challenges in my classroom has been a serious game changer. I absolutely love what these challenges offer to my students, but I must…

Lockbox Tour

It’s fair to say that I have become kind of totally obsessed with lockboxes lately. Where have these things been my whole teaching life? After my…

DIY Number Function Box

Function boxes, or “in and out machines”, are a great way to introduce basic algebraic thinking to young learners. Students analyze the input and output…

Greater Than Less Than Chompers

Try not to judge. My kids eat a lot of Hubba Bubba bubble tape. Like, a lot. Trust me when I tell you that I…

Accordion Envelope Books

  In this post, I would like to show you how to make an accordion envelope book. If you are still recovering from the stretch…

Super Sleuth Challenge

Are you looking for an easy way to offer enrichment to your students? Super Sleuth is one way to provide daily challenge for students. I…

Stretch Books

Stretch books are an all time student favorite in my classroom. They have a “wow” factor. That’s for sure! Every time I make a stretch…

Paper Bag Books

Oh yeah! It’s Week #4 of the Undercover Classroom Fold-a-thon! This summer, I have been dishing out the secrets behind all of my favorite foldable…

Double Lapbooks (& More!)

 If you are new to folding in the classroom, welcome aboard! Folding is an easy way to spice up your teaching! If you are late…

Easy Fold Envelope Books

  Today, I would like to show you one of my all-time favorite books to make with students…envelope books! I actually use two different types…